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Setting Up a Bullish Covered Call Writing Monthly Portfolio

click ↑ 4 Featured This article will highlight one of the many ways we can establish a monthly covered call writing portfolio during bullish market conditions. We will utilize a […]

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Ask Alan # 215: Stock Selection for The Poor Man’s Covered Call

———- The Poor Man’s Covered Call is a covered call writing-like strategy where a long-term deep in-the-money LEAPS option is purchased instead of a stock, making entry into the trade […]

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Summarizing the Information in Our Premium Member Stock Reports

click ↑ 4 Featured When we select a stock for our covered call writing or cash-secured put trades, one of the main resources we analyze in the BCI Stock Reports, […]

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BCI PODCAST #119: Establishing Our Cost-Basis for Long-Term Holdings

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: There are 2 distinct cost-basis scenarios for covered call writing: 1. Trade initiation cost-basis: Stock price at the time of the trade for at-the-money […]

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Using Implied Volatility and the BCI Expected Price Movement Calculator to Avoid Exercise

click ↑ 4 Featured When we write covered call options and sell cash-secured puts, our goal is to generate cash-flow in a low-risk manner. Frequently, a second important goal is […]

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Trading Weekly Options on a 4-Day Trading Week

click ↑ 4 Featured Can we generate meaningful returns writing covered calls or selling cash-secured puts on a 4-day, holiday-shortened trading week? The answer is a resounding yes. This article will […]

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Post-Earnings Opportunities: A Real-Life Example with NVIDIA Corp. (Nasdaq: NVDA)

click ↑ 4 Featured Always avoid having an option in place if there is an upcoming earnings report prior to contract expiration. This applies to covered call writing and selling cash-secured puts as it […]

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BCI PODCAST 118: Adjusting Our Portfolio Mix to Achieve Diversification and Cash Allocation

Watch Video: Listen To Audio Version: An analysis of the Dow 30 stocks is highlighted to show how to diversify by stock, industry and allocate a similar amount of cash […]

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Combining Covered Call Writing and Selling Cash-Secured Puts

click ↑ 4 Featured When we integrate both covered call writing and selling cash-secured puts into one multi-tiered option selling strategy, we have our Put-Call-Put or PCP Strategy. Outside the BCI […]

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Sector Rotation and the CEO Strategy

click ↑ 4 Featured In 2023, BCI introduced the CEO Strategy, a streamlined approach to covered call writing using the Select Sector SPDRs. This article will explain why sector rotation in our business cycle will create opportunities […]

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